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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Bone Overgrowth

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Whats bone overgrowth?

Whats bone overgrowth?

Normal way to keep: Up.After major bone growth ceases in early adult life, bone remodelling continues indefinitely.The extent of bone overgrowth is influenced by the level of local mechanical stress, genetic predisposing factors, the passage of time, and, probably, age related changes such as the menopause. Some time could be harmful and most of the time innoccent. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Bone overgrowth?

See below: Growth of bone that goes beyond the expected dimensions of the bone to be within. ...Read more

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When is spinal fusion needed for bone overgrowth?

When is spinal fusion needed for bone overgrowth?

Rarely: Spine fusion is reserved for when symptoms arise from spinal instability. Examples include unstable fracture, severe scoliosis, or symptomatic vertebral slip resulting in a pinched nerve. A symptomatic bone spur can almost always be removed without fusion. Like any surgery, fusion should be considered only when there is a clear benefit to offset inherent risks. ...Read more

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I have had very slow growing bone overgrowth under my tongue in my gum for as long as I can remember. They don't cause any problems for me. About 4 years ago I developed a hard small lump on the top of my elbow which was very painful. The pain went aw

I have had very slow growing bone overgrowth under my tongue in my gum for as long as I can remember.  They don't cause any problems for me.  About 4 years ago I  developed a hard small lump on the top of my elbow which was very painful.  The pain went aw

Tori: I'm not sure what your question is, but i will try to help. The slow growing bone growth under your tongue (and also sometimes in the middle of the palate) is call a "tori". It is a very slow benign growth of bone. Nothing to worry about, but if you have any questions see your dentist or oral surgeon to confirm this is true in your case. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a yeast overgrowth in your gut? If so what would symptoms be and treatment. And name of the yeast

Is it possible to have a yeast overgrowth in your gut? If so what would symptoms be and treatment. And name of the yeast

Possible: One can have overgrowth of yeast in the mouth or gut. If one has it in the esophagus it can cause pain with swallowing. One should be evaluated for immune deficiency. The type of yeast is typically candida albicans. ...Read more

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What are investigations to find small bowel bacterial overgrowth and available treatment methods?

What are investigations to find small bowel bacterial overgrowth and available treatment methods?

Get GI doc to help: Stool cultures and stool analysis, along with EGD endoscopy can pinpoint problems in the small bowel to find out if overgrowth is an issue, along with a detailed history of you eating and drooling, GI -related signs and symptoms. If you don't feel you are getting good advice from your GI, maybe you should seek s consultation on HealthTap ! ...Read more

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Bone Overgrowth (Definition)

Growth of bone that goes beyond the expected dimensions of the ...Read more